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Overview

Introduction to Crystal Springs, Mississippi

Crystal Springs, Mississippi, in Copiah county, is 23 miles SW of Jackson, Mississippi and 141 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Crystal Springs History

Crystal Springs was originally known as the Tomatopolis of the World. The city is in Copiah County, which was founded in 1823. The name Copiah is an Indian word meaning panther.

Crystal Springs and nearby Attractions

  • Tomato Museum and Art Gallery
  • Chautauqua Park
  • Robert Johnson Blues Museum
  • Lefleur's Bluff State Park

Things To Do In Crystal Springs

The Tomato Museum and Art Gallery and the Robert Johnson Blues Museum are popular sites for tourists to spend their leisurely hours. Chautauqua Park and Lefleur's Bluff State Park offer a range of recreational facilities. Crystal Springs organizes a number of festivals and events throughout the year, including the Tomato Festival, the Robert Johnson Music Festival, the Chautauqua Lake Fall Flower and Garden Fest and the Chautauqua Park Bike Rally.

Crystal Springs Transportation

Jackson International is the nearest major airport.

Crystal Springs Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Hinds Community College, Mississippi College, Jackson State University and Alcorn State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population4,951
Male Share of the Population42.9%
Female Share of the Population57.1%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+1,593
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married35.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.4%
Median Earnings25+$16,670
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,866
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,047

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,173
% Above Poverty Level59.5%
% Below Poverty Level40.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.1%
Median Gross Rent$803
Median House Value$84,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)64.2%
Irish6.7%
German3.8%
English3.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Scottish0.6%
African0.5%
Norwegian0.2%
Polish0.1%
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Crystal Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Copiah County
Standard Zip Codes39059
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.98
Approximate Longitude-90.35

Crystal Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCRYSTAL SPRINGS EXP STN
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 57 F
Apr Temp53 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 79 F
Annual Precip60.3 inches
StationD LO 2 SW
Distance25 miles
Jan Temp33 to 57 F
Apr Temp49 to 76 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp49 to 78 F
Annual Precip60.1 inches
StationJACKSON THOMPSON AP
Distance27.9 miles
Jan Temp35 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 75 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp52 to 77 F
Annual Precip55.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Florence4,313$81,195
Georgetown275$55,536
Hazlehurst3,927$42,989
Raymond1,897$65,313
Terry1,466$66,000
Utica825$45,625

Crystal Springs Public Schools

Crystal Springs Elementary
213 Newton Street
ZIP: 39059
(601) 892-4795
Primary
Total Enrollment 595
Crystal Springs High School
201 Newton Street
ZIP: 39059
(601) 892-4791
High
Total Enrollment 444
Crystal Springs Middle School
2092 South Pat Harrison
ZIP: 39059
(601) 892-2722
Middle
Total Enrollment 611

Crystal Springs Private Schools

First Baptist Church Kindergarten
112 E Railroad Ave
ZIP: 39059
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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